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E-challan to ‘pin down’ repeat traffic offenders

Panaji: Habitual traffic offenders will have to mend their ways as the Goa police are poised to push vigorously on implementing the e-challan system, which will help traffic cops identify the repeat traffic offenders. The repeat traffic offenders will have to face the enhanced penalties as per traffic rules. Explaining …

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Palyekar: necessary direction given to coastal police, Coast Guard to tackle illegal fishing

Panaji: Expressing inability to crack down on illegal fishing activity in the River Zuari at the earliest, Fisheries Minister Vinod Palyekar, on Thursday, said that his department doesn’t have required mechanism at its disposal. Palyekar, however, said that necessary direction has been given to coastal police and Coast Guard to …

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Mopa Airport Development Authority under CM’s chairmanship notified

Panjim: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will head the Mopa Airport Development Authority (MADA), which was notified as part of the Planning and Development Authority (PDA) in February, this year. The government has notified the 12-member MADA under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister. The members include Secretary Civil Aviation, Revenue, …

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Kamat launches beautification work of Powerhouse circle

Margao: Margao MLA Digambar Kamat while commissioning the work of constructing the traffic island, hot-mixing the roads and beautification of the areas surrounding the Power House circle also known as the Davorlim junction disclosed that there are plans to have a flyover to replace the existing rail overhead bridge at …

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GSL piling work damaging nearby buildings: Residents

Vasco: Residents of buildings near the new project site of Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) in Vollant, Vaddem, Vasco have complained of serious damage to the buildings due to the vibrations from the piling work at the site. The people filed a complaint with the Vasco Police, on Wednesday, demanding action …

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Senior state BJP leaders alarmed by dissension

Panaji: Just as the state is awaiting the discharge of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences next month, senior state leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party have expressed grave concern over the dissension and damage through which the party organisation in Goa has been …

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TCP Board meeting postponed

Panjim: The Town and Country Planning (TCP) Board meeting scheduled on Wednesday was postponed as TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai could not chair it due to other engagements. The meeting was to take a call on the Outline Development Plan (ODP) for Calangute and Candolim, which has been opposed by the …

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Power substations to be remotely monitored

Panjim: The power sub-stations in Goa will now be remotely monitored and controlled as the State Government proposes to spend Rs 600 crores to automate the power distribution system across. Move is also on to introduce Time-of-Use (ToU) tariff system, which will help customers to avail lower tariff during non-peak …

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